Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 October 2037 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | October 2037

Waxing Crescent phase
Waxing Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Crescent 16% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 16% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 9 October 2037 at 02:34.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1913"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1913" and ∠1923".

Hunter Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2037 after 11 days on 24 October 2037 at 04:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 467 / 1420

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 467 of Meeus index or 1420 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 29 minutes. It is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 54 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠9.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠9.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠26.3°.

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 8 October 2037 at 13:04 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 21 October 2037 at 07:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 374 626 km

The Moon is 374 626 km (232 782 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 008 km (252 282 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after ascending node on 3 October 2037 at 15:23 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 16 October 2037 at 03:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

8 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 2 October 2037 at 13:57 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠21.695°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠-21.804° at the point of next southern standstill on 15 October 2037 at 02:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 24 October 2037 at 04:36 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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